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So you can see my current rig in my signature. When would you say would be a good time to upgrade? How long do you think this system will last me? (By last, I mean play games on high/max with 50+fps on 1680x1050/ 1920x1080)

Thanks. Not a big fan of Crysis so I won't be playing that..but I still wonder how many fps I would get on it..
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When you are no longer satisfied with the performance of your system.
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i think you should be good for a couple years...depends on the game obviously...but your system is very good right now...but of course the first thing i would upgrade is your gpu setup. Personally I play bc2 on low settings...but I could care less since graphics isn't that big of a deal for me.
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I think you're fine until something new comes out after Ivy Bridge and Bulldozer.
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I'd say you were fine! Maybe upgrade the graphics cards in a couple of years! Definitely wait for kepler!
    
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I need some filling in. I haven't been keeping up with hardware since my last upgrade. I only follow hardware and do my research when I'm ready to upgrade.

Is Kepler a codename for a new GPU from ATI or Nvidia?
Are Ivy Bridge and Bulldozer both Intel CPU Codenames? Some info on them please?
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Ok, smart guy. I'm giving people the opportunity to earn some rep. I wish I could de-rep you.
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i think you're ok for now.......or maybe gpu?
    
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Ok, smart guy. I'm giving people the opportunity to earn some rep. I wish I could de-rep you.
Thank you oh great one who has the mystical ~27.7 post/rep ratio. My sole influence for providing productive answers was simply to obtain points in an irrelevant system.

For what shall I do now that this opportunity has been revoked?

But yeah, even if you google 'intel kepler' you'll still get your first matches outlining that this is an nVidia code name. It's obvious you refuse to put in the slightest bit of self effort, why do you expect me to cover for your inherent deficiency?
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